Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) A day after Finance Minister P. Chidambaram waived bank loans to small farmers in the annual budget, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said here Saturday that farmers need not pay back loans taken from 'unauthorised' moneylenders either.
Saturday, March 01, 2008 10:00:43 PM
Kozhikode, March 1 (IANS) The farmers of Wayanad, which is in the grip of an agrarian crisis, feel that the waiver of agricultural loans announced in the union budget alone will not provide the needed relief to the farmers.
Saturday, March 01, 2008 8:15:39 PM
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) Following the reduction in excise duties in the union budget, automobile major Tata Motors has slashed the prices of its Indica and SUV models. However, the company Saturday said it was undecided about lowering the price of its forthcoming model Nano, already considered the world's cheapest car at Rs.100,000 ($2,500).
Saturday, March 01, 2008 6:38:12 PM
Pune, March 1 (IANS) The income tax department is all set to become more people friendly and heralding the change will be a new tax payer service (TPS) to be introduced later this month, a top official said here Saturday.
Saturday, March 01, 2008 6:18:08 PM
Ranchi, March 1 (IANS) Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde laid the foundation stone of a 1,000 MW thermal power plant in Bajedia of Koderma district of Jharkhand, around 190 km from here as people displaced by the project demonstrated for compensation.
Saturday, March 01, 2008 6:17:32 PM
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The growing business tourism in India is entering the domain of leisure travel in the luxury category and the Golden Chariot - a train with conference halls and wireless Internet connectivity - is just the beginning.
Saturday, March 01, 2008 6:00:11 PM
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) Many farmers in Andhra Pradesh feel relieved as Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's budget announcement of farm loan waiver will remove a 'big burden' from their shoulders.
Saturday, March 01, 2008 5:52:34 PM
Lucknow, March 1 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's massive loan waiver plan has failed to impress Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, who said the move would not provide any long-term relief to the poverty-ridden farmers.
Saturday, March 01, 2008 5:52:06 PM
Raipur, March 1 (IANS) About half a million small farmers of Chattisgarh are expected to benefit from loan waiver for the farming community in the 2008-09 budget.
Saturday, March 01, 2008 5:18:14 PM
Bangalore, March 1 (IANS) Farmers in Karnataka Saturday termed the union government's decision to waive loans of small and marginal farmers as 'discriminatory'.
Saturday, March 01, 2008 5:02:26 PM
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